COVID-19: One dies, 141 test positive in J&K

By: Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 141 fresh covid-19 cases while one person died due to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Friday.

23 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 118 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 340434.

There was one deaths reported from Kashmir division due to the virus during the last 24 hours, they said. So far 4519 persons—2196 in Jammu and 2323 in Kashmir—have died due to the virus, they said.

Giving district wise details of the fresh cases, the officials said that Srinagar reported 58 cases, Baramulla 7, Budgam 8, Pulwama 6, Kupwara 10, Anantnag 9, Bandipora 8, Ganderbal 10, Kulgam 1, Shopian 1, Jammu 14, Udhampur 0, Rajouri 1, Doda 5, Kathua 1, Samba 0, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 1, Ramban 1 and Reasi 0.

A number of these cases were confirmed at CD hospital’s diagnostic labouratory and include female (25) (NA) from Bachwara, female (31) (NA) from Budnambal, female (25) (NA) from Zafarkhani, male (16) (NA) from Hyderpora, male (15) (NA) from Hyderpora, female (62) (NA) from Gurez, male (80) (NA) from Harwan, female (50) (NA) from Zakura Sgr, male (24) (NA) from Zakura Sgr, male (57) (NA) from Zakura Sgr, female (30) (NA) from Zakura Sgr, female (32) (NA) from Pulwama, female (35) (NA) from Kakapora, female (45) (NA) from Hawal, male (40) (NA) from Tral, female (44) (NA) from Pampore, male (40) (NA) from Kadlabal pampore, female (35) (NA) from Larkipora pulwama, male (42) (NA) from Tenghara pulwama, male (36) (NA) from Tenghara pulwama, female (46) (NA) from Hyderpora, male (50) (NA) from Hyderpora, male (81) (NA) from Tangmarg, female (45) (NA) from Buchpora, female (25) (NA) from Batpora, male (37) (NA) from Naseembagh, male (21) (NA) from Habbak.

Moreover, 142 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 29 from Jammu Division and 113 from Kashmir, they said.

So far 334598 patients have recovered, leaving active case tally at 1317—338 in Jammu and 979 in Kashmir.

They said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 50 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said. They also informed that 72,949 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K. (GNS)

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